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scīlicet adv.

for scīre licet.—With acc. and inf, you may know, you may be sure, it is certain, it is obvious (old): scilicet Facturum me esse, T.: ubi illa formido decessit, scilicet lascivia atque superbia incessere, S.—As a particle of assurance, it is certain, it is obvious, of course, plainly, naturally, obviously, certainly : scilicet hoc Pansa aut non videt aut negliget: a te litteras exspectabam: nondum scilicet, not yet to be sure : quid ad haec Naevius? ridet scilicet nostram amentiam, qui, etc.: senectus semper agens aliquid: tale scilicet, quale, etc., such, naturally : unda scilicet omnibus Enaviganda, alas! H.: Brutus terram osculo contigit, scilicet, quod, etc., evidently because , L.: nota scilicet illa res, cum, etc., the fact is surely well known , etc.—In concession, of course, no doubt, I admit, certainly (usu. followed by sed or tamen ): cognoscat (orator) memoriae veteris ordinem, maxime scilicet nostrae civitatis, sed etiam, etc.: tuli scilicet moleste, ut debui, sed tamen constitui ad te venire.—As an answer, of course, certainly , T.: Pa . fratris igitur Thaïs totast? Ch . scilicet, T. —In irony, of course, to be sure, doubtless, certainly, forsooth, it is likely: Si . Meum gnatum rumor est amare. Da . id populus curat scilicet! of course people care for that! T.: et ego id scilicet nesciebam!: vim scilicet ego desideravi.

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